The Open Alliance - 2022 Highlights

The Open Alliance grew incredibly this year. With 30+ build threads, it can be hard to keep track of all of the great things the #openalliance teams are posting. Each Thursday, I’ll make a highlights post here so you can see the best content as voted by the community.

6328 - Java Logging Library

6328 - MoSCoW Analysis

3847 - Prototyping Videos

2239 - Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

2713 - Idea Latching

2877 - Six Hat Process

4481 - Adjustable Collector Prototype

The Open Alliance Show Videos

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Week 2 - The Open Alliance Highlights

The Open Alliance teams have been producing some amazing work over the first weeks of the season. Here are some of the highlights from week 2, showing off multiple prototypes, strategy analysis, and more.

3636 - 24"x24" Robot Design CAD

3847 - Intake Testing and Climber Prototype Crash

4481 - Intake Prototype Testing Videos

6328 - Strategy and Scouting Update

3512 Design → Machining → Assembly

7492 Test Upper Hub Cargo Scoring Videos

The Open Alliance Show Videos

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Thanks for putting all this together Allen! Open Alliance has been revolutionary for FIRST and my team has benefited significantly.

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Week 3 - The Open Alliance Highlights

The Open Alliance teams have continued to publish excellent content through 3 weeks of the season. Below are some of the highlighted posts from our 37 member teams.

1339 - Strategy, CAD Details, & Designing TPU Wheel Tread

95 - Part Finishing: Paint vs. Powder Coat

4481 - Cycle Time Analysis

5987 - Strategy and Intake Prototypes

2713 - Continuous belt telescoping climber with 3D printed belt clamp.

3636 - CAD Details and Strategic Design

6328 - Amazing software update with details on their planned vision system

3847 - Full Climber Prototype Test Video

95 - How detailed should your design calculations be?

The Open Alliance Show Videos

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Week 4 - The Open Alliance Highlights

6328 - Catapult and Drivetrain Progress

4481 - Launcher testing, Pneumatic Rack and Pinion Intake Deployment, and CAD updates

7492 - Build Progress on their Hooper, Turret, and Intake

1339 - What I Wish We’d Done Differently

3636 - Don’t Forget the Bumpers!

95 - Let’s Talke about Batteries

6328 - Software Update #3 - Trajectory Following

The Open Alliance Show Videos

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Week 5 - The Open Alliance Highlights

3636

3512

95 - Talk about debating

3506 - Build Update

4099 - Build Update

7461

3847

The Open Alliance Show Videos

RoboZone Show - 95 and 3847

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